COMD 2050 CHAPTER 5

COMD 2050 CHAPTER 5 - COMD 2050-1 9/21/11 Ch. 5 Word...

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COMD 2050-1 9/21/11 Ch. 5 Word formation Yule, G. (2010). The Study of Language (4th ed.). New York:
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Language Patterns English natural speech: What are neologisms? Pronouncing neologisms based on: *our actual use of sounds inEnglish shows patterns of assimilation and elision, as described in ch. 4 Similarly, we understand neologisms or a new word in our language because of the patterns that already exist concerning
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Etymology: the study of the origin and history of a word. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php New words can enter the language in several ways, which shows how language is continually evolving and changing.
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New words added to OED chill pill a notional pill taken to make someone calm down chillax calm down and relax turducken a roast dish consisting of a chicken inside a duck inside a turkey bargainous costing less than is usual or than might be expected; cheap or relatively cheap
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Coinage Least common process of word formation Usual sources: new products and concepts
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